Adventures on the Wine Route: A Wine Buyer’s Tour of France

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Sep 1, 1990 - Cooking - 288 pages
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Kermit Lynch's recounting of his experiences on the wine route and in the wine cellars of France takes the reader through the Loire, Bordeaux, the Languedoc, Provence, Northern and Southern Rhone, and the Cote d'Or.

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ADVENTURES ON THE WINE ROUTE: A Wine Buyer's Tour of France: 25th Anniversary Edition

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Wine entrepreneur Lynch (Inspiring Thirst: Vintage Selections from the Kermit Lynch Wine Brochure, 2004) updates his 1988 original, winner of the Veuve Clicquot Wine Book of the Year Award. Toward the ... Read full review

Review: Adventures on the Wine Route: A Wine Buyer's Tour of France

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

The writer's passion for old-world-style French wines comes through beautifully, as he walks you through (counter-clockwise) the major wine regions of France. So does his arrogance, but at least it ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Kermit Lynch was born and raised in California. In 1972, he opened a retail wineshop and later began importing and distributing nationally. In 1988, he published Adventures on the Wine Route, which won the Veuve Clicquot Wine Book of the Year Award. His second book, Inspiring Thirst, was published in 2004. Lynch divides his time between Berkeley and Provence, where he lives with his wife, the photographer Gail Skoff, and their two children.

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